MTS Software Engineer - Automation - 74759

Location: Austin, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

AMD Server Power and Performance Optimizations is looking for an automation engineer to help us automate our server configuration, testing and reporting.  We are looking for a self starter who understands the value of automation and has prior experience working with Ansible.

Our team is responsible for ensuring that AMD server SoCs deliver the most performance possible. We work with every orderable part number that AMD delivers.  As a result, the only way we can scale effectively is with automation.

Our current automation infrastructure is based on Ansible, Ansible Tower and OpenStack.  We use OpenStack Ironic for bare metal deployment combined with Ansible for establishing the right configurations and running the tests.  Our backend is a database connected to PowerBI.  Experience in the above technology is beneficial.


  • Prior experience with Ansible including a strong understanding of playbooks, tasks, modules and roles
  • Prior experience with source control, preferably GIT
  • Prior experience establishing automation
  • Prior experience in Linux and/or Windows administration
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong scripting/programming experience in at least one of the following: YAML, Python, Ruby, PowerShell, Bash
  • Strong desire to solve interesting problems
  • Understanding that the job largely starts where the documentation leaves off
  • Friendly, helpful and self-motivated

Bonus points:

  • Automation skills for both Windows and Linux
  • Strong Python skills and/or previous Ansible Module development skills



Requisition Number: 74759 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Software Engineering 


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Nearest Major Market: Austin

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